Let’s Explore v4 – Image Effects

Image Effects Panel in Silhouette Studio v4 Did you know there are a lot of options to change the Image Effects in Silhouette Studio v4? Under the Image Effects Panel on the right side, there are many options that include: - Grey Shade - Colorize - Contrast, Brightness & Saturation - Gamma - Invert - … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Image Effects

Let’s Explore – The Curio – Getting started

There is this little Silhouette machine called the Silhouette Curio that came into my studio and has quickly grown to be another favorite tool. Now, I have to admit that the first day I opened the box, I did holler upstairs to my husband and say something like "I think I made a mistake. I … Continue reading Let’s Explore – The Curio – Getting started

Silhouette Spring Retreat 2019

This past weekend I had the opportunity to teach at the Terri Johnson Creates Silhouette Spring Retreat. This was an intermediate level retreat and not only did the attendees learn lots of new things, but I learned from both the attendees and my colleagues as well. But, do you know what the most important part … Continue reading Silhouette Spring Retreat 2019

Creating designs in Silhouette Studio v4

This week let's take a look at how to create your own design in the Silhouette Studio software using basic shapes and text. We will create an overlay that could be cut out of cardstock or other materials. I most often see these at trade shows cut by big, fancy laser cutters. But, why can't … Continue reading Creating designs in Silhouette Studio v4

Let’s Explore v4 – How to open an svg file

I see many questions regarding .svg files come up across the Silhouette world, so let's take a look at it. What is a svg file? A .svg is a Scalable Vector Graphic. But what does that mean to a Silhouette user? It is a cut file that you can resize without losing image quality. How … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – How to open an svg file

Tips on Silhouette Studio Updates

I see so many questions regarding Silhouette Studio Updates, so let's discuss some information about a software update. Update vs Upgrade First, a Silhouette Studio update is different than a Studio upgrade. A¬†Silhouette software upgrade is a product you can purchase that unlocks additional features in the Silhouette software. There are 3 levels: Designer Edition, … Continue reading Tips on Silhouette Studio Updates

Let’s Explore v4 – Warp Panel

Warp Panel in Silhouette Studio v4 I love that with the Silhouette software you can pretty much manipulate anything. I am one who likes to have control over my designs and files. And that is why I love the Silhouette software - I can do that! The Basic Warp is a Designer Edition upgrade feature … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Warp Panel

Let’s Explore v4 – Layers Panel

Layers Panel in Silhouette Studio v4 Unless you've worked in another graphics program, like Photoshop, you may be wondering what layers are. In the Silhouette software, you can create a design in layers which allows you to do many things such as hide, lock, rename, cut by layer, etc. The Layers Panel is an option … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Layers Panel

Let’s Explore v4 – Rhinestones

Bling, sparkle and wow! Exploring the Rhinestone panel today! This is a Designer Edition upgrade feature, so if you have the Basic software, you will not see this icon on the screen. If you only have the Basic software, you can still cut rhinestone designs, but you cannot create rhinestone designs. The Silhouette Design store … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Rhinestones